Insiders say that the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships—an advisory panel on values that the president launched last year to much fanfare—is all but a sham. Its members, two dozen faith leaders from diverse backgrounds and traditions, can't agree on anything but the most watered-down positions; some doubt that their policy recommendations—on global poverty, fatherhood, and interfaith dialogue—due out this month will get any kind of hearing inside the West Wing.
Monday, February 01, 2010
Not so much - Obama's abortion reduction proposals
I'll be sure to have this article by Newsweek’s Lisa Miller on hand the next time some liberal prolifer tells me that Obama is supposedly working hard to reduce abortion (or at least “reduce the need for abortion”) based on Obama’s Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.